conjugate
adjectiveDefinition of conjugate
(Entry 1 of 3)
1a : joined together especially in pairs : coupled a conjugate relationship
b : acting or operating as if joined
2a : having features in common but opposite or inverse in some particular
b : relating to or being conjugate complex numbers complex roots occurring in conjugate pairs
3 of an acid or base : related by the difference of a proton The acid NH_{4}^{+} and the base NH_{3} are conjugate to each other.
4 : having the same derivation and therefore usually some likeness in meaning conjugate words
5 of two leaves of a book : forming a single piece
conjugate
verbDefinition of conjugate (Entry 2 of 3)
1 : to give in prescribed order the various inflectional forms of —used especially of a verb
2 : to join together
1 : to become joined together
2a : to pair and fuse in conjugation (see conjugation sense 3a)
b : to pair in synapsis
conjugate
nounDefinition of conjugate (Entry 3 of 3)
1 : something conjugate : a product of conjugating
3 : an element of a mathematical group that is equal to a given element of the group multiplied on the right by another element and on the left by the inverse of the latter element
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